Egypt expresses concern over Turkey’s announced intention to drill off Cyprus

The Arab Republic of Egypt expresses concern regarding Turkeys announced intention to drill in the vicinity of the Republic of Cyprus,

A statement issued by the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs says that this represents a continuation of unilateral measures that serve to increase tension in the Eastern Mediterranean region.

The statement also stresses the necessity of avoiding escalation, and committing to the respect and implementation of the rules and provisions stipulated by international law.

Source: Cyprus News Agency